A2 Edexcel - Music Technology

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Who Invented the first machine that could record sound using paraffin paraffincoated paper and when?
Thomas Edison in 1877
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Who Created the Graphophone that used wax cylinders to record on and when?
Alexander Graham Bell in 1886
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Who Created the Phonograph which used an Electric Motor and in what Year?
Thomas Edison in 1888
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Which two people invented the Phonograph that used a large horn for amplification and flat disc recording, and in what year?
Berliner and Suess in 1889
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In 1901 what possible?
Mass production of Records
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Where and when where Shellac discs produced?
Europe 1904
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When was the first 12-inch 40 minute long playing record available? 'Also the famous Al Jolson film "The Jazz Singer" was released with its synchronised sound to picture in this time aswell.)
1927
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Stereo discs were invented with a different channel of sound inscribed on either side of the V-shaped cut. When was this invented?
1931 - 1945
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In 1936 what was widespread around cafes and bars across the southern United States?
Jukeboxes
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In 1941 Large 16-inch records called V-Discs containing a mixture of songs were sent where?
Troops during WWII
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"In 1948 ...."
Professional tape recorder were manufactured by Ampex. Vinyl 33 1/3 LP's were introduced by Columbia. Bell lans invented the transistor that enabled much smaller portable systems to be made.
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Pre-recorded stereo tapes were available for use in the home in ...?
1953
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When was the first Stereo Disc released?
1957
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When were four-track tape cartridge (two separate stereo tracks) featuring a looping system available for cars?
1960
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When were the first Compact Cassettes available, even though they were not popular until 5 years later?
1963
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When did Eight-Track take systems become standard in luxury cars?
1966
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When were One-Inch eight-track recorders introduced by 3M?
1966
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When did Ampex introduce 16-track Recording?
1968
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Dolby Noise Reduction was invented to reduce tape hiss. What year was it invented?
1971
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When was the Sony Walkman produced? It was a portable music-cassette player with headphones.
1979
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Tascam produced multitrack cassette 'portastudio' recorder. The cassette was recorded in one direction so the normal reverse side could use more tracks. To increase quality and sound, tapes running speed was increased from 1 7/8 IPS to 3 3/4. Year?
1979
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When were CD's produced commercially?
1982
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Public Image Ltd released 'Live in Tokyo', known as being the first live album to be recorded digitally. What year was this recorder?
1983
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When did studios move to digital recording methods?
1980
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When did Steinberg release MIDI recording software "Pro-24" for Atari ? This would lead to Cubase and audio recording on computers.
1986
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Digital Audio Tape are available and used for mastering. In what year?
1987
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Cubase Audio for Mac released in what year?
1991
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Digital minidisc recording was introduced by sony in what year?
1992
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When was ADAT eight-track recording produced, and when where Digital Signals recorded onto VHS tapes?
1992
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When were relatively cheap Multitrack recorders widely available?
1995
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When did Virtual Studio Technology introduce plug-in effects for processing sound recordings?
1997
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When was the ATR-1 mounted-rack hardware auto-tune processors released?
1997
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When did Apple release the iPod?
2001
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When was Legal digital music downloads available from iTunes Store?
2003
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